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At least 20 killed in explosion inside Shiite mosque

At least 20 killed in explosion inside Shiite mosque
Afghan security forces keep watch in front of a mosque where an explosion happened in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Kabul [Afghanistan]: An explosion in front of Jawadia Mosque in Dehr Abad area in Herat city has killed around 20 people.

Security sources say the bombing was carried out by two attackers and one of them opened fire inside the mosque, reports TOLO news.

Head of Herat hospital Mohammad Rafiq Shirzai told TOLO news that at least 20 bodies and 30 wounded were taken to the health facility.

More details to follow. (ANI)